Duke professors Minna Ng and Thomas Newpher conduct research on team-based learning (TBL). Throughout the 2020–2021 academic year, they were challenged to find ways to do TBL in online and …
Cooperative group work helps students learn, but some question “what about the introverts?” This post describes 5 activities and 6 characteristics of group activities that help everyone learn.
To facilitate effective teamwork, student peers can provide feedback to each other on their performance as team members. Managing the feedback from each student to the other students in the team can be extremely time-consuming for the instructor. The online system TEAMMATES is easy to use, and facilitates anonymous (or not) feedback between students working in teams.
During the summer and fall of 2015, the CIT led the Active Learning Faculty Fellowship. Nine faculty from a variety of disciplines shared experiences and learned about using active learning …
Dr. Craig Roberts is unstoppable. When a flight delay prevented him from reaching his class in person, he fired up his arsenal of technology and ran the class from his airline seat.
Dr. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel’s course began at Duke, spread throughout the world via Coursera (a provider of Massive Open Online Courses, MOOCs) and is now finding more ways to reach students at Duke and through Duke.
Duke now subscribes to the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching! You can easily access full text of the journal from on campus or off — from the Duke Libraries …
Here are a few Team-Based Learning (TBL) resources and ideas for the New Year. This post links to a summary of TBL, a book about implementing TBL, the annual conference, and some ideas from the TBL listserv about simultaneous reporting and peer evaluation.
Join us for seminars on various teaching and learning methods and trends throughout the Spring — topics include writing great multiple choice questions and using mobile devices in teaching. Registration information: https://cit.duke.edu/events
Watch a brief video of Dr. Laura Lieber’s Fall 2012 seminar course, Food in the Jewish Tradition. Dr. Lieber redesigned the course to include TBL while participating in CIT’s 2012 Team-Based Learning Course Design Fellows Program.